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Great Buildings of the WorldCasa Milà - Barcelona, Spain

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Casa Milà , better known as La Pedrera, is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1905–1910, being considered officially completed in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 12/1/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldSagrada Família - Barcelona, Spain

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Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia, commonly known as the Sagrada Família, is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 4/8/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPark Guell - Barcelona, Spain

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Park Güell is a complex garden with architectural elements situated on the hill of el Carmel in Barcelona. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 4/8/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPoplar Forest - Forest, Virginia

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Poplar Forest was the plantation retreat designed and owned by Thomas Jefferson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/4/2011

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldAlbert Dock, Liverpool, UK

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A complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 7/11/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldNuremberg, Albrecht - Dürer - Haus

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The Albrecht-Dürer-Haus, built in the 15th Century, was the residence and workplace of the famous artist Albrecht Dürer. Adresse: Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 39 90403 Nuremberg Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member numakeh

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: 11/2/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldHimeji Castle - Himeji Japan

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The Himeji Castle is located in Hyogo Japan and listed as one of the great buildings of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Hyogo, Japan

date approved: 4/1/2011

last visited: 10/7/2008

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Great Buildings of the WorldSultan Ahmed Mosque - Istambul - Turkey

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque because of its bluish interior decoration, is the most important mosque of Istanbul standing next to the Byzantine Hippodrome in the old city center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 2/19/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldTorre Velasca - Milan, Italy

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The famous Torre Velasca in Milan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 7/3/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldOak Alley - Vacherie, LA

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National Historic Landmark, and probably the most photographed plantation building. Very beautiful.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Queen's House - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former royal residence now art museum as part of the National Maritime Museum located in Greenwich, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2010

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreenwich Hospital - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former navy hospital then naval college designed by Sir Christopher Wren in Greenwich, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace of Westminster- London

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The Palace of Westminster has been a Grade I listed building since 1970 and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: 10/24/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldSuperdome - New Orleans Louisiana

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The Superdome in New Orleans is the Worlds largest fixed dome building. From Superbowl winning teams to notorious musical concerts and providing shelter to over 30,000 victims of Hurricane Katrina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldSan Frutuoso de Montelios

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[EN] The Chapel of St. Frutuoso. [PT]A Capela de São Frutuoso.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 6/10/2010

last visited: 12/30/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldErlanger House - San Francisco, CA

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The S.H. Erlanger House was designed by Bernard Maybeck.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldBibliotheca Alexandrina - Alexandria, Egypt

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The New Library of Alexandria, the New Bibliotheca Alexandrina is dedicated to recapture the spirit of openness and scholarship of the original Bibliotheca Alexandrina. It is much more than a library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes

location: Egypt

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldOlavinlinna - Savonlinna, Finland

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Olavinlinna is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks

location: Finland

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldGoetheanum - Dornach, SO, Switzerland

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The Goetheanum, located in Dornach (near Basel), Switzerland, is the world center for the anthroposophical movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2010

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGalleria Vittorio Emanuele - Milan, Italy

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This Landmark of Milan is located immediately adjacent to the even more famous Duomo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 4/20/2010

last visited: 7/3/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldRue Franklin Apartments - Paris, France

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[FR] Révolutionnaire, ce bâtiment en béton figure parmi ceux qui ont marqué le début de l'architecture moderne. [EN] This apartment building is to be regarded as one of the canonical works of 20th-century architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/29/2010

last visited: 4/22/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldMartin Luther King Jr. Civic Center - Berkeley, CA

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center is home to the Berkeley City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/27/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldUniversity Art Museum - Berkeley, CA

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The concrete art museum of UC Berkeley is one of the Great Buildings of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldFirst Church of Christ Scientist - Berkeley, CA

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A nice gothic style church in Berkeley, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldUnitarian Church - Berkeley, CA

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A wooden shingled former church on the campus of UC Berkeley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 9/16/2014

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